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iOS Programming Cookbook

By : Hossam Ghareeb
Book Image

iOS Programming Cookbook

By: Hossam Ghareeb

Overview of this book

Do you want to understand all the facets of iOS programming and build complex iOS apps? Then you have come to the right place. This problem-solution guide will help you to eliminate expensive learning curves and focus on specific issues to make you proficient at tasks and the speed-up time involved. Beginning with some advanced UI components such as Stack Views and UICollectionView, you will gradually move on to building an interface efficiently. You will work through adding gesture recognizer and touch elements on table cells for custom actions. You will work with the Photos framework to access and manipulate photos. You will then prepare your app for multitasking and write responsive and highly efficient apps. Next, you will integrate maps and core location services while making your app more secure through various encryption methods. Finally, you will dive deep into the advanced techniques of implementing notifications while working with memory management and optimizing the performance of your apps. By the end of the book, you will master most of the latest iOS 10 frameworks.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
iOS Programming Cookbook
About the Author
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Setting up Push Notifications

The first step in working with Push Notifications is to know how to set up Push Notification in your app. This step causes a headache for most iOS developers, as it requires a lot of setup instructions, which may lead to a Push Notification that doesn't work in the end, unfortunately. In this section, based on my experience, I will try to list the steps that you should follow to set up Push Notifications. After setting it up, we will build a simple demo app that asks the user permission to send push notifications. Then, we will try to build a simple local server to send notifications from.

Getting ready

When you think of Push Notifications, you have to know that there are a lot of things involved in this setup:

  • Apple developer account: You must have a paid developer account to work with Push Notifications. In this account, you can create the app identifiers, provisions, and certificates to be used in the setup. In this account, we need the following:

    • Provision...